News Round Up – updated 30 March

News Round Up 30 March 2020

11 varied articles below featuring Sulphur 2020 – from availability to impact of Covid-19 Ship and Bunker – IMO Reports Show Sharp Drop in VLSFO Shortages Non-availability of VLSFO is coming down – just six FONARs were filed to the IMO in February down from 42 in January. https://shipandbunker.com/news/world/510733-feature-imo-reports-show-sharp-drop-in-vlsfo-shortages   Tradewinds – Scrubber payback pushed … Read moreNews Round Up – updated 30 March

News Update 16-21 March

Lloyd’s List: Scrubber economics disrupted by coronavirus and Opec plus-stoked oil slide “If the current very low sulphur fuel oil to high-sulphur fuel oil price spread continues for another six months or more, scrubber fittings will prove to be a wrong bet for shipowners,” said one senior dry bulk shipping executive. https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1131467/Scrubber-economics-disrupted-by-coronavirus-and-Opec-plusstoked-oil-slide   Hong Kong … Read moreNews Update 16-21 March

News Update 3-9 March 2020

Schiebel Camcopter S-100 Impresses at Sulphur Sniffer Test Schiebel, together with partner Nordic Unmanned, successfully completed a two-day test of its sniffer capability on board the CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS in the shipping lane outside Gniben, Denmark. Ships operating in Europe’s busiest sea routes are permitted to emit exhaust fumes with a sulphur oxide content limited … Read moreNews Update 3-9 March 2020

Sulphur 2020 – News round-up – 25 Feb – 2 March

IMO 2020 everything you need to know BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO AND INTERTANKO LAUNCH SURVEY TO IDENTIFY IMO 2020 FUEL OIL ISSUES – Bunkerspot BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO are calling on fleet- and vessel managers, as well as technical superintendents, to share their insight and experiences with the new IMO 2020 compliant fuels by taking … Read moreSulphur 2020 – News round-up – 25 Feb – 2 March

News Round-Up 16 December 2019

IMO 2020 News Round-Up 16 December 2019 – 15 days to 1 January 2020 Ship and Bunker: Singapore: HSFO Still Most Popular Marine Fuel in November But HSFO now less than than 50% of the total volume as distillate & LSFO sales hit record highs. Read in Full https://shipandbunker.com/news/apac/620092-singapore-hsfo-still-most-popular-marine-fuel-in-november Top 10 Bunker Suppliers for 2020 … Read moreNews Round-Up 16 December 2019

IMO 2020 presents challenges and opportunities for container shipping lines

Hong Kong Shipping Gazette article 23 October 2019 – reposted http://www.shippingazette.com/menu.asp?encode=eng  INDUSTRY experts have raised fresh concerns over the container shipping sector’s ability to recoup higher fuel costs that stem from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulation that ships use maritime fuel with a sulphur content capped at 0.5 per cent, starting from January 1. … Read moreIMO 2020 presents challenges and opportunities for container shipping lines

In the news – Sulphur 2020 Update 15 October

As it is only 78 days to the introduction of the IMO Sulphur 2020 Cap, it is not surprising that there is a lot in the news about the latest developments, trends and compliance. So we are going to be producing regular news updates featuring the key stories for you to look at. The latest … Read moreIn the news – Sulphur 2020 Update 15 October

Key Stakeholder Organisations issue Joint Industry Guidance for IMO2020 – Ship & Bunker

CIMAC, IPIECA, and IBIA are among a number of key industry organisations that today released a Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of IMO2020 grade bunker fuels. The publication is designed to provide guidance for stakeholders across the marine fuels and shipping industries, from fuel blenders and suppliers to end users, the group … Read moreKey Stakeholder Organisations issue Joint Industry Guidance for IMO2020 – Ship & Bunker